Prerequisites

All applicants must:

  • Be high school graduates or possess a GED.
  • Have the ability to use a computer for word processing and internet research.
  • Demonstrate the ability to perform work at the college level by completing the following prerequisite courses with a grade of 3.0 or better in each prerequisite. The Math (Intermediate Algebra) and Science (Human Anatomy and Physiology I&II) course requirements need to have been taken within the last 5 years. The Program does not accept Pass grades, Compass grades or Assessment out of a course in lieu of an actual grade in a prerequisite course. To qualify for the radiation therapy program, an applicant must have an actual letter or numerical grade for each of the required courses below:

Biology

- AND -


Cultural Diversity

- OR -


English


Math

- OR -

(plus one additional college level Math Course)

Note: Math courses need to be completed within the last 5 years. This change on Math requirement is effective March 2013.


Speech/Communications

- OR -

 

Note: Public Speaking courses do not qualify for the above Speech requirement

Prerequisite courses may be completed at any regionally accredited community or four year college. It’s your responsibility to assure that courses you’ve taken at other institutions of higher education meet the curriculum context of Bellevue College courses.

Prerequisites must be completed by the end of winter quarter for the year that you are applying. For example: Applicants applying for admission to the program for fall 2011 must complete all prerequisites by the end of winter quarter 2011.

Advanced placement is possible for applicants who have graduated from a JRCERT accredited radiography program. Advanced placement will be evaluated on an individual basis. ARRT certified radiographers working in radiation therapy are encouraged to apply. Clinical advanced placement will be assessed for persons with three or more years of radiation therapy experience.